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Swizzels Matlow Limited

[1998] R.P.C. 69

Case summary last updated at 31/01/2020 14:45 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Swizzels Matlow Limited

Company sought to register trade mark for shape of a lollipop. Application used phrase “a chewy sweet on a stick” to describe shape. Held:
·       Verbal description of shape does not suffice
·       Is necessary to have drawings or photographs.

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